The Board is interested in people who will bring additional skills, experiences and contacts to that of the current Board members. In particular we encourage people to come forward who fulfil one or more of the following criteria:
- business development skills and contacts
- experience in working with government and navigating changing political landscapes
- knowledge of and networks within any of the following communities:
- women, transgender, bisexual, culturally & linguistically diverse, young people
If you have any questions, please contact Paul Martin (Executive Director) on 3017 1791 or Joanne Leamy (President) on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0407 646 071
As a Board Member you will:
- Set the strategic direction of the association and monitor the achievement of Healthy Communities’ strategic plan and annual operational plans.
- Be responsible for the general control of the affairs, property & funds of Healthy Communities in order that the association may fulfil its mission and objectives.
- Ensure that Healthy Communities complies with relevant legislation, contracts, agreements, its constitution and best practice standards.
- Develop and/or endorse organisational policies and procedures, including risk management.
- Attend and actively contribute to Board meetings, the Annual General Meeting and other Healthy Communities events.
- Promote the work of Healthy Communities in the community and through your personal/professional networks.
- Utilise your personal/professional knowledge, experiences and contacts in your work on the Board.
Northern Region Member
Must live in postcodes 4707. 4709, 4721, 4737-4828 or 4830-1891
Is a voice for regional issues at Board meetings and within Healthy Communities generally.
Is a contact point for members, volunteers, staff and others in their region.
Represents Healthy Communities at local events.
Is a voice for Healthy Communities’ constituent communities i.e. lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people.
Is a voice for subsections of the LGBT community e.g. Indigenous & CALD.
Is a contact point for Healthy Communities’ constituent communities.
More info can be found at www.healthycommunities.org.au/board